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Angry Birds Star Wars Cookies

The Chicago-based baker Jill Wagner makes custom cookies for every occasion and theme. Her gallery includes Tom & Jerry, The Lorax, Family Guy and Toy Story cookies. Four of these birds are ready to slingshot themselves at the Death Star. Gallery -via Between the Pages

Star Wars Trilogy Map Illustrations

Artist Andrew DeGraff illustrates non-map concepts with maps. The result can be confusing unless you are familiar with the subject matter. Of course, almost everyone is familiar enough with the  original Star Wars films to follow these three new maps created for a gallery show from Andrew DeGraff and Bennett Slater opening Saturday at Gallery [...]

The Best Camera-trap Pictures of 2012

National Geographic posted a gallery of six animal self-portraits from all over the world. Pictured here is a common genet captured by camera trap in Yemen. They are all beautiful, but I don’t understand why this one didn’t make the cut. Link (Image credit: Sebastian Kennerknecht, Pumapix.com/BBC Wildlife Magazine)

Star Wars and Star Trek Money Origami

Origami artist Won Park is a specialist in the use of folded money. His whole gallery is filled with science fiction goodness, including space battle scenes from Star Wars and Star Trek. I’d love to see them animated. Gallery Link | Photo: Andrew Park

Exit Sign Art

You’d be surprised at how many artworks and installations either use exit signs or are inspired by them. About a year and a half ago, Daniela and I popped into the Charles Bank Gallery on the Bowery and were welcomed by Allen Grubesic’s modified Exit sign reading “EXCITING”. We both found the sculpture very clever. Since [...]

Circuit Board Fossils and Other Amazing Sculptures by Peter McFarlane

It was hard to determine which of Peter McFarlane’s pieces to feature because his entire gallery is filled with ingenious works like these. His particularly striking circuit board fossil sculptures are a commentary on “obsolete, but formerly cutting-edge technologies.” Gallery and Artist’s Website -via Colossal

Exquisite Pistol Knife

Bruce Bump is a master craftsman of knives, axes and cominbations thereof with guns. His gallery is simply breathtaking. This piece is typical. It has an engraved 3000-layer folding blade and a .22 caliber muzzle loading black powder pistol. The trigger and hammer are gold plated and the handle is pre-ban ivory. Link -via Underhammer Society [...]

Behold the Rare, Wild Waldog

Southern Living has a great gallery of reader pet costumes on their site. I think this Boston walterrier just might be my favorite though. Link

Live Out Your Breaking Bad Fan Fiction With These Walt Dolls

Miss Coffee made these adorable Breaking Bad plushes, including two Walter Whites and one Heisenberg for the Gallery 1988 Breaking Bad show. Link Via Geek Crafts

Dragon*Con Cosplay Pictures

Look out for that big patch of Poison Ivy! Photographer Bill Watters is at Dragon*Con in Atlanta, bringing back images of the best cosplayers showing their stuff. Geeks Are Sexy has two galleries up already, with photographs from day three to be posted sometime today. Link to gallery one. Link to gallery two. (Image credit: [...]